The young night nurse. Billy Bibbit has a crush on her and McMurphy arranges a night for Candy to sleep with him. Other characters[ edit ] Candy: He was sent for multiple electroshock treatments and rendered completely docile. Her face, neck, and chest are stained with a profound birthmark. In the end, McMurphy attacks Nurse Ratched, sacrificing his freedom and his health in exchange for freeing the previously shackled spirits of the cowed patients on the ward.
One night, Rawler castrates himself while sitting on the toilet and bleeds to death before anyone realizes what he has done.
The first night McMurphy is in the ward, Bromden dreams Blastic is hung by his heel and sliced open, spilling his rusty visceral matter. Bancini suffered brain damage at birth but managed to hold down simple jobs, such as a switch operator on a lightly-used railroad branch lineuntil the switches were automated and he lost his job, after which he was institutionalized.
She is the embodiment of the institution, the rules, the law, the Order. He is the great equalizer, the leader who kicks down the boundaries, who champions the little guy, who colors outside the lines and who picks the small boys and the fat kids on his team and then wins anyway and wins big.
To alleviate this, McMurphy sneaks a prostitute into the ward so Billy can lose his virginity. A hell-raising patient who challenges the rules until the Big Nurse authorizes his lobotomy.
When she returns she cannot speak and is thus deprived of her most potent tool to keep the men in line. He is a veteran of the First World War, and spends his days "explaining" objects through metaphor.
He has received a lobotomyand is now in a vegetative state, rendering him silent and motionless.
When McMurphy arrives at the institute, the residents are informally divided between the chronics — those whose condition has demanded their lifelong commitment; and the acutes, those whose insanity may be temporary and remedied.
Harding suggests that the nurse could threaten to expose him as a drug addict if he stood up to her. The Chief also sees the Combine in the damming of the wild Columbia River at Celilo Fallswhere his Native American ancestors hunted, and in the broader conformity of post-war American consumer society.
I de Profane, hilarious, disturbing, heartbreaking, shocking — powerful. The Communist Party was my Nurse Ratched, telling me what I could and could not do; what I was or was not allowed to say; where I was and was not allowed to go; even who I was and was not.
He advocated for drug use as a path to individual freedom,  an attitude that was reflected in the views of psychological researchers of the time.
With few exceptions, they are there voluntarily, a fact that angers McMurphy when he first learns of it, then later causes him to feel further pity for the patients, thus further inspiring him to prove to them they can still be strong despite their seeming willingness to be weak.
Removed from the required reading list in Westport, Maine. Anthony, Idaho Freemont High School and the teacher who assigned the novel was fired. She blames the patients for infecting her with their evil and takes it out on them.
Forman wrote in Parents say that the teachers could "choose the best books, but they keep choosing this garbage over and over again".
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